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Apollo Bratislava Takes Lead in EIB Final Series

Bratislava, September 9, 2023 – The Euro Interleague Baseball Final Series kicked off in spectacular fashion as the Slovakian team, BK Apollo Bratislava, faced off against the Hungarian contenders, Red Wolves Budapest, at Apollo Field in Podunajské Biskupice. In a high-scoring clash, the hometown team emerged victorious, setting the tone for in first final game. While both teams displayed their offensive prowess, it was the standout performances of several key hitters that truly stole the show.

Here are the top three hitters who left their mark on the game:
1. Adam Zacko (BK Apollo Bratislava)
Adam Zacko, the center fielder for Apollo Bratislava, had a stellar outing. Zacko’s ability to get on base and drive in runs proved invaluable to his team’s success. With an impressive batting average of .364 and an OPS of .955, Zacko proved to be a formidable force at the plate. His three runs scored and two RBIs were instrumental in Apollo’s commanding victory.
2. Matej Rudohradský (BK Apollo Bratislava)
Behind the plate for Apollo Bratislava, catcher Matej Rudohradský showcased his hitting prowess. Rudohradský’s consistency and clutch performance were evident as he boasted a remarkable batting average of .476. He contributed significantly with two runs, three hits, and three RBIs, playing a big role in Apollo’s offensive onslaught.
3. Ricardo Castillo (Red Wolves Budapest)
Despite Red Wolves Budapest facing a tough loss, their third baseman, Ricardo Castillo, displayed his power-hitting abilities. Castillo launched a home run and collected two RBIs during the game, showcasing his ability to change the momentum with a single swing. His contributions at the plate were a bright spot for the Hungarian side.

Something about pitchers:
Red Wolves Budapest:
• Márk Magas (L): The starting pitcher for Red Wolves Budapest, Márk Magas, pitched 4.2 innings, allowing 10 runs (7 earned) on 9 hits. He issued 7 walks and struck out 4 batters, finishing with a 3.50 ERA.
• Félix Kende Kovács: Kovács entered the game in relief, pitching 3.0 innings, during which he gave up 6 runs (6 earned) on 6 hits. He walked 5 batters and struck out 2, resulting in a 9.00 ERA.
Apollo Bratislava:
• James Kontur (W): The winning pitcher for Apollo Bratislava, James Kontur, delivered an outstanding performance, throwing 5.0 shutout innings. He allowed only 1 hit while walking 5 and striking out 5, finishing with a sparkling 0.75 ERA.
• Jaroslav Kosna: Kosna took the mound for 2.0 innings, surrendering 6 runs (6 earned) on 7 hits. He walked 3 batters and struck out 3, resulting in a 7.00 ERA.
• Juraj Bartók: Bartók pitched 1.0 inning, allowing no runs on 0 hits. He issued 1 walk and struck out 2 batters, finishing with a 1.50 ERA.

The opening game of the Euro Interleague Baseball Final Series was a testament to the outstanding talent on both teams.  Fans can expect even more excitementtomorow. Stay tuned for what promises to be an unforgettable championship battle between these European baseball titans.




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EIB Final Series

In the semi-final series, BK Apollo Bratislava qualified for the EIB final series. The two best teams of the regular season will thus fight in the final series for the victory in the Euro Interlingue Baseball Championship. We already know that you will be able to witness great games full of exciting moments. The opening game of the best-of-three series is scheduled for September 9 at the Apollo Bratislava home field with the first pitch at 3:00 p.m. The following day at 12:00, the Red Wolves team will host players from Bratislava on their home field in Budapest. If the series is tied, the third game will be played at 3:00 p.m. to decide the 2023 champion. Come support your team or just enjoy the great atmosphere and exciting baseball.


The 2023 Play-Off to begin!

Hello Euro Interleague Baseball fans!


After a challenging and thrilling regular season, it’s time for the 2023 Play-Off to begin!

The first semifinal games between Apollo Bratislava and Aeros Érd can be seen on August 27th at the home field of the Bratislava team, Apollo. An unexpected twist occurred in the second semifinal between Red Wolves Budapest and Bejzbol Klub Novi Sad. 

Semifinal Games – Apollo Bratislava vs. Aeros Érd

The first EIB semifinal brought incredible excitement as Apollo Bratislava and Aeros Érd faced off. These two teams showcased immense talent and determination, with Apollo Bratislava securing a spot in the EIB finals with a victory in a dramatic game.

Semifinal Games – Red Wolves Budapest vs. Bejzbol Klub Novi Sad

The second semifinal between Red Wolves Budapest and Bejzbol Klub Novi Sad brought an unexpected turn of events. Bejzbol Klub Novi Sad contacted EIB with a request to cancel the remaining series in the Play-Off. An unexpected message arrived, in which the Serbian team apologized and expressed hope that they would be able to return to EIB games in full force in the future.

What’s Next?

The remaining teams will battle for the EIB championship title, and fans are certainly anticipating exciting games. While we are disappointed by Bejzbol Klub Novi Sad’s absence, we want to send them words of encouragement and hope to see them back in EIB Play-Off soon. Baseball is unpredictable, and that’s what makes it so captivating! So, let’s cheer for our finalists and look forward to thrilling games in the final series of EIB!

Fans of Euro Interleague Baseball can look forward to a series of exciting matches over the next few weeks. The upcoming games will feature...

Euro Interleague Baseball: Upcoming Games

Fans of Euro Interleague Baseball can look forward to a series of exciting games over the next few weeks. The upcoming games will feature some of the top teams from Slovakia, Hungary, and Serbia, and promises to deliver a thrilling display of baseball prowess.

On April 15th, there will be one game, Novi Sad will face off against Apollo at 3:00 PM. The following day, April 16th, Novi Sad will once again take on Apollo at 11:00 AM in what is sure to be a closely contested matchup. Apollo will be looking to make it two wins in a row, while Novi Sad will be aiming to secure their first victorys of the season.

On April 16th, there will be a doubleheader between the Red Wolves and Erd Aeros, with the first game starting at 11:00 AM and the second game starting at 2:00 PM.

Make sure to catch these thrilling games on your calendar! Visit the EIB official website for updates, scores, and more information about upcoming games. Don’t miss out on the chance to witness some great baseball action!”

Upcoming Games:

April 15, 2023 – Novi Sad vs. Apollo – 15:00
April 16, 2023 – Novi Sad vs. Apollo – 11:00

April 16, 2023 – Red Wolves vs. Erd Aeros – 11:00
April 16, 2023 – Red Wolves vs. Erd Aeros – 14:00